Criminal Justice Center
The wheels of justice could grind a little faster under a proposal to bring WiFi to Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center.
Lawyers in the case had an in-chambers conversation with Judge Jeffrey Minehart about TV crews taking pictures of jurors, apparently inadvertently, as they left the Criminal Justice Center on Monday.
Assistant district attorney Douglas Rhoads says he was in Courtroom 608 on an unrelated case when he heard defendant Gerald Andrews talking to the witness, “referring to her as a snitch, and essentially telling her to stop snitching.”
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health posted a Smoking exhibit in the lobby of the Criminal Justice Center on Thursday in honor of World No Tobacco Day.
Tuesday morning, 61 year old Monsignor William Lynn will be back on the witness stand at the Criminal Justice Center testifying in his own defense.
Philadelphia City Council has taken a step toward renaming the city’s Criminal Justice Center in honor of the late Juanita Kidd Stout, a Philadelphia trailblazer who was first female African-American elected as a judge in the United States.
City officials say nearly 20 years after the Criminal Justice Center opened, they’re still stymied by a stinking problem: people puffing on cigarettes in the building’s stairwells in defiance of Philadelphia’s smoking ban.
There is a new sheriff in town. Jewell Williams has been sworn in as Sheriff of Philadelphia and has promised to clean house in the beleaguered department.
Two more jurors have been dismissed from the panel hearing the “Piazza at Schmidt’s” double murder case.
Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center was evacuated Saturday afternoon following a hazmat scare.
Authorities say potential tragedy was prevented by an alert Philadelphia deputy sheriff.
Two fired Philadelphia police officers have been acquitted of assaulting a graffiti vandal, who may have targetted the courthouse during this trial.
Four current or former priests in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia — including high-ranking monsignor William Lynn — and a former Philadelphia parochial school teacher have formally entered their not-guilty pleas as they prepare to stand trial in a child sexual abuse case that has rocked the Philadelphia area.
Authorities in Philadelphia are investigating a fire that consumed two bathrooms in the Criminal Justice Center Friday morning.
If you have a court date this morning you should plan on getting there early because today is the first day of so-called community or ‘zone’ courts. Many hearings previously held in the police districts and divisions have been moved to the Criminal Justice Center.